Marion Meadows is a saxophonist and composer whose sound is grounded in contemporary jazz and adult contemporary rhythm & blues. Since 1990, Marion has consistantly been on the smooth jazz charts. Coool CAT's Ray White caught up with Marion right before his set at the Jazz Legacy Foundation's Gala in November of 2021 to talk about his first musical instrument, changes in the music industry since he started his professional career, and his latest album - Twice As Nice. Lisa Davis features pop culture icon, Jennifer Lopez, who you'll find on the orginial motion picture soundtract Marry Me. Also, Lenny Williams, whose latest single is Can't Nobody, and guitarist Paul Brown who has 2 Grammy's and has been involved with over 60 #1 radio hits for himself and others. His latest album is Ones Upon A Time. Another jam-packed episode for your listening pleasure. By the way, you can also hear more from Marion Meadows on Episode 003.
Guitarist David P. Stevens is a funky, dynamic and exceptionally creative artist with a unique sound of his own and 8 solo albums under his belt. David recently earned his masters degree from Berklee College of Music. He's shared the stage with the best in the music business. In November of 2021, David hung out with award-winning program director Ray White to talk about his early years playing gospel music and transition into jazz. He also touched on his latest album Evolution and his writing style. In our showcase segment Lisa Davis, your "Hostess with the Mostest," features the super horn player Rick Braun - who just released a self-titled album, the mega-star Alicia Keys - who's sold over 65 million records which includes her latest Keys, and the contemporary jazz superstar Kenny G who recently released New Standards. Guitar, Trumpet, Sax and one of the largest selling female vocalists on the planet makes a great show - right here on the Coool CAT!